Hearing the call of the French horn

PUBLISHED: 17:35 22 September 2009 | UPDATED: 00:14 16 June 2010

The Minster, in Axminster, will be resounding to the call of the French Horn, as the celebrated player, Anthony Halstead, directs the Axe Vale Orchestra in a weekend workshop.

The Minster, in Axminster, will be resounding to the call of the French Horn, as the celebrated player, Anthony Halstead, directs the Axe Vale Orchestra in a weekend workshop.

Studying Richard Strauss's 1st Horn Concerto and Haydn's Symphony No 104 (the London Symphony), members of the public are warmly invited to look in at an Open Rehearsal, on Saturday, between 2pm and 5pm.

On Sunday, at 3pm, the works will be performed in a short concert, followed by tea and cakes, when the soloist in the Horn Concerto is Jonathan Stoneman.

Anthony Halstead enjoys a varied career as a director/ harpsichordist and conductor, as well as being a renowned horn soloist and teacher of international repute.

He makes regular visits as a guest professor and examiner at many UK conservatoires and enjoys teaching and chamber-music coaching.

The event takes place on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27.


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